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A.S. Pistoia Basket 2000, known for sponsorship reasons as OriOra Pistoia, is an Italian professional basketball team based in Pistoia, Tuscany.

Pistoia Basket 2000
Pistoia Basket 2000 logo
LeaguesLBA
Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
HistoryPistoia Basket 2000
(2000–present)
ArenaPalaCarrara
Capacity4,000
LocationPistoia, Tuscany, Italy
Team colors     Red
     White
Main sponsorOriOra
PresidentRoberto Maltinti
Team managerGiacomo Galanda
Head coachFabio Bongi
Championships1 LegaDue
Websitepistoiabasket2000.com
Uniforms

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HistoryEdit

The city of Pistoia was formerly represented in the first division LBA by Olimpia Basket Pistoia during the 1990s. Pistoia Basket 2000 was promoted to the LBA in 2014, and is playing in that league as of the 2015-16 season.

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Pistoia Basket 2000 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 2   Della Rosa, Gianluca (C) 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 23 – (1996-08-20)20 August 1996
PF   Johnson, Justin 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 23 – (1996-05-23)23 May 1996
PF   Landi, Aristide 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 25 – (1994-01-01)1 January 1994
SF   Wheatle, Carl 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 21 – (1998-03-14)14 March 1998
PG   D'Ercole, Lorenzo 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 31 – (1988-02-11)11 February 1988
C   Quarisa, Andrea 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 109 kg (240 lb) 27 – (1992-04-19)19 April 1992
C   Brandt, Angus 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 29 – (1989-10-26)26 October 1989
PG   Dowdell, Zabian 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 34 – (1984-09-10)10 September 1984
G/F   Petteway, Terran 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 26 – (1992-10-08)8 October 1992
SG   Salumu, Jean 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 29 – (1990-07-26)26 July 1990
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Fabio Bongi
  •   Marcello Billeri
  •   Luca Civinini
Athletic trainer(s)
  •   Gianluca Mazzoncini
Physiotherapist(s)
  •   Vinicio Vignali
Team manager
  •   Andrea Tronconi

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: November 14, 2018

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench
C Angus Brandt Andrea Quarisa
PF Justin Johnson Aristide Landi
SF Terran Petteway Carl Wheatle
SG Jean Salumu Gianluca Della Rosa
PG Zabian Dowdell Lorenzo D'Ercole

Squad changes for the 2019-2020 seasonEdit

InEdit

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No. Position Player
  SF Carl Wheatle (from   Biella)
  PF Aristide Landi (from   Virtus Roma)
  PF Justin Johnson (from   Dinamo Cagliari)
  PG Lorenzo D'Ercole (from   Scandone Avellino)
  C Andrea Quarisa (from   Scaligera Verona)
  C Angus Brandt (from   Hawke's Bay Hawks)
  PG Zabian Dowdell (from   Champagne Châlons-Reims)
  G/F Terran Petteway (from   Dinamo Sassari)
  SG Jean Salumu (from   Varese)

OutEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team, as has been defined under FIBA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIBA nationality.

No. Position Player
0   PG Riccardo Bolpin (to   Reyer Venezia, return from loan)
00   PG Tony Mitchell (to   Trotamundos de Carabobo)
4   SG L. J. Peak (to   Varese)
5   F/C Ousman Krubally (to   ESSM Le Portel)
9   PF Patrik Auda (to   Boulazac Basket Dordogne)
11   F/C Marco Di Pizzo (to   Latina)
16   C Andrea Crosariol (retired)
21   G/F Blaž Mesiček
23   G Jake Odum


Notable playersEdit

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Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos.
2010–11 2 LegaDue 8th
2011–12 2 LegaDue 2nd
2012–13 2 LegaDue 1st
2013–14 1 Serie A 8th
2014–15 1 Serie A 9th
2015–16 1 Serie A 6th
2016–17 1 LBA 7th
2017–18 1 LBA 13th
2018–19 1 LBA 15th

TrophiesEdit

Winners (1): 2012–13

Sponsorship namesEdit

Throughout the years, due to sponsorship, the club has been known as:

  • Cassa di Risparmio Pistoia (2002–05)
  • Associazione Vivaisti Pistoiesi (2005–06)
  • Power Dry Pistoia (2006–07)
  • Carmatic Pistoia (2007–10)
  • Tuscany Pistoia (2010–11)
  • Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia (2011–2016)
  • The Flexx Pistoia (2016–2018)
  • OriOra Pistoia (2018–present)

ReferencesEdit

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